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Woman dies from tomato allergy

A 37 year old mother died from anaphylactic shock after opening a tin of pre-prepared mince and chopped tomatoes. The woman was aware of her tomato allergy but had assumed it was only the raw fruit. The woman had developed the tomato allergy three years prior to her death.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Times Online

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About: Woman dies from tomato allergy

Date: 23 December 2004

Source: Times Online

Author: Sarah Phillips

URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1413942,00.html

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